Mini recently launched its most powerful car to date, the Clubman JCW, ,which recalls the plucky, giant-killing Minis that won three Monte Carlo rallies back in the 1960s.

Packing 225kW of 2l  turbo power, the car is able to storm autobahns at 250km/h and take corners like a golf ball sweeping through a Kreepy Krauly hose. Like its Monte Carlo-winning forebears, it is the lunatic-fringe car for speed chasers in the spirit of adventure and derring-do, and it's an apt way to celebrate Mini's 60th anniversary year...

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